Topic: Foxton 1888-1988 - Bibliography

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Additional reading on the history of Foxton.


Adkin, G. Leslie. "Horowhenua". Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, 1948.

Bradfield, A.G.S. "The Precious Years", Palmerston North, 1962. Buick, T.L. "Old Manawatu". Palmerston North, 1903. (Reprinted Christ­church, Capper Press, 1975.)

Cassels, K.R. "The Foxton and Wanganui Railway". Wellington, The New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, 1984.

Cassels, K.R. "The Sanson Tramway". Wellington, The New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, 1962.

Dreaver, A.J. "Horowhenua County and It's People". The Dunmore Press for the Horowhenua County Council, 1978:

Gibson, W.W. "The Rev. James Duncan - First Presbyterian Mission­ary to the Maori". Dunedin, Presbyterian Historical Society of New Zealand, 1975.

Holcroft, M.H. "The Line of the Road". Dunedin, Manawatu County Council, 1977.

Hunt, Anne. "The Foxton Murder". Anne Hunt, 1983.

Hunt, A.N. "Flax Through the Century". Foxton, Foxton Historical Soci­ety, 1969.

Hunt, A.N. "Foxton Rugby, 1880-1980". Foxton Rugby Football Club, 1980.

Hunt, A.N. "Secondary Education 1926-1982". Foxton, 1982.

Huntley, E.W. "The Borough of Foxton Jubilee, 1888-1938". Foxton, Manawatu Herald, 1938.

Lundy, J. and Matheson, I. "Ihakara Gardens". Palmerston North, Man­awatu Regional Committee of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, 1983.

McLennan-Bowman, Vera L. "Glimpses into Early Manawatu – the Saga of Amos and Lydia Burr". Palmerston North.

Mitchell, June. "Amokura". Auckland, Longman Paul, 1978.

Murphy, E.C. "Century of Faith". Foxton, All Saints Parish, 1976.

Murphy, E.C. "Foxton School Re-union Booklet". Foxton, 1954.

Murphy, E.C. "In the Beginning". Foxton, Saint Mary's Parish, 1980.

Stevenson, Grant. "Foxton - Birthplace of the Manawatu". Foxton Chamber of Commerce, 1985.

"The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Vol. 1, Wellington Provincial District, 1897 and Vol. 6, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay and Wellington, 1908". Christ­church, Cyclopedia Company, 1897, 1908.



"The Manawatu Herald", Foxton.

"The Manawatu Evening Standard", Palmerston North. "The Wellington Independent", Wellington. "The Evening Post", Wellington. "The Manawatu Daily Times", Palmerston North.



The photographs in this publication are principally from the files of the Foxton Historical Society. Some of these have been collected from secondary sources and so the original holders are not known. They are however thanked for their support.

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